Nissan reports gains of 34 percent in Sept. 2010

2011 Nissan Altima

Nissan North America reported a U.S. sales increase of 34 percent today with total sales coming in at 74,205 compared to 55,393 units during the same period a year earlier. The Nissan brand reported a sales increase of 35.1 percent, while Infiniti reported an increase of 25.6 percent.

“At Nissan, we saw big gains in key volume segments with Altima, Sentra, Versa and Rogue,” said Al Castignetti, vice president and general manager for Nissan Division. Nissan”s highest-volume models led the gains, with Altima up 64.8 percent; Rogue up 63.5 percent; Sentra up 56.4 percent and Versa up 46.9 percent.

For Infiniti, every model in the lineup grew sales over September 2009. The all-new Infiniti M had the best month since March 2008, with 1,460 units sold, an increase of 226.6 percent.

“Luxury buyers continue to respond to Infiniti”s promise of “˜Inspired Performance,” with gains across every vehicle in the lineup over last September,” said Ben Poore, vice president, Infiniti Business Unit. ”

– By: Omar Rana